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Order The Oil Painter's
Pocket Palette

The Oil Painter's Pocket Palette
by Rosalind Cuthbert. Hardcover. The Oil Painter's Pocket Palette includes pages of easy-to-follow color-mixing charts, special mixtures for greens and flesh tones, how to achieve brilliant colors, and more.

 


Order Oil Painting
Techniques

Oil Painting Techniques
by David Lewis. Paperback, 142 pages.

 


Order Blue and Yellow
Don't Make Green

Blue and Yellow Don't Make Green
by Michael Wilcox. Hardcover. Based on his study of paint pigments, Wilcox found that grade school formulas for mixing colors don't work. Tossing out tradition, Wilcox effectively transforms color mixing from a process of chance to one of choice. Previous edition sold 30,000 copies. 480 color illustrations.

 


Order Watercolor Painter's
Pocket Palette

Watercolor Painter's Pocket Palette
by Moira Clinch. Hardcover.

 


Order Kevin McCloud's
Complete Book of Paint and Decorative Techniques

 

Kevin McCloud's Complete Book of Paint and Decorative Techniques by Kevin McCloud, Michael Crockett. Hardcover, 272 pages. Through the use of more than 400 instructional and inspirational color photos and a unique 16-page color selector on graduated pages, the author of Decorative Style and Lighting Style demystifies the art of using colors, textures, paints, and surface finishes to create dramatic and distinctive effects in any home.

 


Order The Acrylics Book

 

The Acrylics Book by Barclay Sheaks. Paperback,
176 pages.
Unrivaled in scope, this encyclopedic reference on the most versatile of all painting mediums is an excellent tool to help both beginning and seasoned artists produce their best work in acrylics. With its great flexibility, acrylic paint can mimic the appearance of oils, tempera, and watercolors in unique ways, each method pictured in a separate step-by-step demonstration. The author also examines the use of acrylics with airbrush, sculptural, and printing techniques.

 

Brush Lettering Step by Step by Jim Gray and Bobbie Gray
Order Brush Lettering
Step by Step
by Jim Gray and Bobbie Gray, CDA

Brush Lettering Step by Step
by Jim Gray and Bobbie Gray, CDA. Paperback, 128 pages.NEW for January 2001!
Quick and easy secrets to professional-looking handpainted lettering. Learn just 4 basic brush strokes and you can create every letter of the alphabet. Provides various techniques for embellishing letters, tricks for laying out letter designs easily and lots of shortcuts. Use brush lettering to personalize gifts, plaques, boxes, anything you paint.

 

How to Start Making Money with your Decorative Painting by Dorothy Egan
Order How to Start Making Money with your Decorative Painting by Dorothy Egan

How to Start Making Money with your Decorative Painting
by Dorothy Egan.
Paperback, 144 pages.

 

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